Short-staffed due to Covid, overgrown cemeteries offer a historical view – dotted with bees and butterflies

Image of tombstone surrounded by tall grass and wildflowers.

(VTDigger) While many Vermonters went months without a haircut during the Covid-19 quarantine, some of the state’s cemeteries are still waiting for a trim. This year’s disruption has forced some cities to reconsider their maintenance practices, and some people think the wilder look could be worth keeping. “Most people are glad to see the wildflowers coming. So it’s just, how long do we let it go?”